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Family sues over police shooting of distressed Kansas woman

 

December 21, 2018



OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a mentally distressed woman after ignoring SWAT team members' advice and entering a suburban Kansas City home to apprehend her "in direct violation of police policies and protocols," according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the woman's estate.

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court alleges the death of Ciara Howard, 26, was the result of a "recklessly executed siege," The Kansas City Star reported .

Howard had a history of only minor, nonviolent offenses when authorities went to her boyfriend's Olathe, Kansas, home in August 201...



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